Kubuntu a dist in crisis?

Derek Broughton derek at pointerstop.ca
Tue Oct 27 15:37:08 UTC 2009

O. Sinclair wrote:

> Dotan Cohen wrote:
>>> A really ugly issue with Kubuntu/Kde is the Network Manager. At least
>>> with the latest iso's that I've tried.
>> This is probably the most critical bug in KDE 4 at the moment. I think
>> it is fixed in Trunk and patched in Karmic.
> Karmic uses the NM-applet. I am yet to figure out if this is
> networkmanager-kde or not, it is a bit cryptical. 

No.  nm-applet is a gnome front-end for NM (from the package network-
manager-gnome) and is not installed in Kubuntu/karmic by default.  network-
manager-kde is one of two KDE front-ends (that I know of - there may be 
more).  _My_ karmic is using plasma-widget-networkmanagement.

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